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Snow (Paperback, 1st Vintage International ed): Orhan Pamuk

Snow (Paperback, 1st Vintage International ed)

Orhan Pamuk

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Dread, yearning, identity, intrigue, the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism-these are the elements that Orhan Pamuk anneals in this masterful, disquieting novel. An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head-scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced.
Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka finds himself pursued by figures ranging from Ipek's ex-husband to a charismatic terrorist. A lost gift returns with ecstatic suddenness. A theatrical evening climaxes in a massacre. And finding god may be the prelude to losing everything else. Touching, slyly comic, and humming with cerebral suspense, "Snow is of immense relevance to our present moment.

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Imprint: Random House
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2005
First published: July 2005
Authors: Orhan Pamuk
Dimensions: 203 x 130 x 26mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 463
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-375-70686-8
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 0-375-70686-0
Barcode: 9780375706868

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